htop Alternatives for Windows

    htop is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to htop and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to htop are Glances (Free, Open Source), Windows Task Manager (Free), SystemExplorer (Free) and psutil (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 17, 2021

    1. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.
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      Process Explorer vs htop opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      dadoomer Made for Windows, this program is not similar enough to htop to count as an alternative.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      ab1 Process Explorer can monitor GPUs out of box.
      Positive comment 4 months ago

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    2. Glances is a cross-platform monitoring tool which aims to present a large amount of monitoring information through a curses or Web based interface. The information dynamically adapts depending on the size of the user interface.
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      Glances vs htop opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Glances is a great alternative to htop.
      its cli based and works on windows. exactly what i googled and looked for.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    3. Windows Task Manager is a task manager application included with Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems that provides detailed information about computer performance and running applications, processes and CPU usage, commit charge and memory information, network...
      Windows Task Manager vs htop opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Performance\CPU\ right-click on graph Change graph to > Overall utilization (default), Logical processors, NUMA nodes
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      Using htop we can see the load on every core separately while Task Manager just shows us an overview of all the cores, and not in details.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    4. System Explorer is an enhanced Taskmanager that provides detailed information about running processes, startup programs, IE add-ons (BHOs), drivers, services network connections, system resources and more.
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    5. psutil is a module providing an interface for retrieving information on all running processes and system utilization (CPU, memory, disks, network, users) in a portable way by using Python, implementing many functionalities offered by command line tools such as: ps, top, df...
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    6. Resource Monitor is a system application in Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is used to view information about the use of hardware (CPU, memory, disk, and network) and software (file handles and modules) resources in real time.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • .NET Framework
      Note: WinSpy++ appears to have been superceded by WinSpy. WinSpy++ is a handy programmer's utility which can be used to select and view the properties of any window in the system. WinSpy is based around the...
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    7. This tool controls programs, disk, CPU. Replace task manager, tweak and tune up XP or Vista. Speed up windows startup. Get rid of spyware and viruses.

      Warning

      Be careful! The downloader of AnVir Task Manager can install malwares! To avoid the InstallManager read the post at Forum

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Another TUI graphical activity monitor, inspired by gtop and vtop, this time written in Go! Built with gopsutil, drawille-go, and my own fork of termui.
      gotop vs htop opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      dadoomer Gotop has most of the features of htop with an easier-to-use interface, and among the htop-like monitoring tools I've tried gotop's TUI is the most robust and consistent.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    8. Monitor your PC like never before!.

      Discontinued

      Last real update to the app was in January 2019, no new versions are planned.

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